Embedded within the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, directly reporting to the Chair of the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, and functionally reporting to the Associate Dean Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Science. Responsible for the management, administration and provision of oversight of the academic and professional programming of the Geography and Aviation program in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management (Bachelor of Environmental Studies) and the Science and Aviation program in the Faculty of Science (Bachelor of Science). Manages the day-to-day operations and strategic planning for the Aviation Programs. Also responsible for liaising with the flight school(s) that provide professional pilot training to UW students (currently Waterloo Wellington Flight Centre (WWFC)) to ensure the highest-possible standards of professional pilot training and testing and to ensure programming coordination between the University and the flight school. May teach selected aviation courses. Expected to participate in external relationship generation, maintenance and building with academic, industry, and government aviation partners.
Academic Program Management
Liaising with external professional flight training entities
Outreach and recruitment
Alumni engagement and post degree connections
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